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Jewish artists feature in online auction for breast cancer charity Future Dreams

Gideon Rubin and Chantal Joffe will put up works to raise money for the cause, alongside Rankin, David Yarrow and Gary James McQueen

Francine Wolfisz is the Features Editor for Jewish News.

Gideon Rubin
Gideon Rubin

Jewish artists Gideon Rubin and Chantal Joffe feature alongside Rankin, David Yarrow and Gary James McQueen in an online art exhibition and auction for breast cancer charity Future Dreams.

The auction is sponsored by Sky Arts, TK International and The Arts Club Mayfair, proceeds from which will support those undergoing treatment and surgery for breast cancer during the pandemic. 

Ahead of the auction of 25 works by artists, photographers and sculptors,
a virtual exhibition curated by Pernilla Holmes and Amelie von Wedel of The Arts Club Mayfair will allow online visitors to enjoy the pieces before they are auctioned to the highest bidder. 

Tel Aviv-born contemporary artist Rubin, whose work explores themes of childhood, family and memory, explains that “as a husband and the father to three beautiful girls, the cause of Future Dreams is naturally close to my heart and helping them through the current crisis becomes our obligation”. 

Chantal Joffe

Other artists participating are Clive Arrowsmith, Céline Bodin, Adébeyo Bolaji, The Connor Brothers, Rosson Crow, Simon Emmett, Chris Floyd, Sally Hewett, Alba Hodsoll, Alexander James, Viv Lee, Ian McChesney and Scarlet Page.

The selection also includes Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year contestants Raoof Haghigi and Tina Willis-Jones.

The virtual gallery will be accessible from 10am on 23 November and will close at 7pm on 30 November at www.theauctioncollective.com. 

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